Kristen's Recipes


Title:   No-Meat Loaf
Category:   Main Dishes - Clean (Only natural/organic ingredients), Vegetarian
From:   Neal Barnard
1 c bulgur wheat
1 1/2 c boiling water
1 small onion- finely chopped
1 medium carrot- shredded or finely chopped
2 stalks celery- finely chopped
1 lb. mushrooms- finely chopped
1/2 c finely chopped walnuts
1/3 c potato flour
1/2 t each: marjoram, garlic powder, salt
1/4 t each: thyme, sage, black pepper
3 T clean ketchup or barbecue sauce
1 T reduced-sodium soy sauce
4 t stone-ground mustard
Additional clean ketchup or barbecue sauce for topping
Directions:   Place the bulgur in a large bowl and pour the boiling water over it. Soak until the bulgur is tender and most of the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Heat 2 T of water in a nonstick skillet and add teh onion, carrot and celery. Cook over medium-high heat for 3 minutes, stirring often. Stir int he mushrooms and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are soft and mushrooms are brown, about 5 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350F. Drain any excess water off the bulgur. Add the vegetables along with the remaining ingredients and stir for 1 to 2 minutes, until the mixture holds together. Pat into an oil-sprayed 5x9-inch loaf pan and top with barbecue sauce or ketchup. Bake for 60 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
Makes:   12 slices